bifacial_radiance.RadianceObj.getEPW

RadianceObj.getEPW(lat=None, lon=None, GetAll=False)[source]

Subroutine to download nearest epw files to latitude and longitude provided, into the directory EPWs based on github/aahoo.

Warning

verify=false is required to operate within NREL’s network. to avoid annoying warnings, insecurerequestwarning is disabled currently this function is not working within NREL’s network. annoying!

Parameters
  • lat (decimal) – Used to find closest EPW file.

  • lon (decimal) – Longitude value to find closest EPW file.

  • GetAll (boolean) – Download all available files. Note that no epw file will be loaded into memory